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Possible Lateral Meniscus Tear?

Last Saturday I was running for a fly ball, and unknowingly ran straight into the outfield fence at full speed. Upon stepping back after crashing into it (go ahead, laugh, it's funny ;) ) my right foot was caught parallel to the fence, whereas I was running perpendicular into it. Ever since then, I have had a bad, achy pain in the right side of my knee on the joint line, especially when standing and I pick my foot up. The worst pain is when I rotate my toes outward with my knee bent. It occasionally hurts when decelerating, and definitely when going down stairs. I got an MRI today and am waiting the results, but does this sound like a tear? I know it's not large since the knee hasn't locked, but I do feel a small pop on that side of my knee when I straighten it. Thanks for any thoughts!
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I am assuming it is your right knee since the pain is on the right side and you are wondering if it is a lateral meniscus.  It could be a meniscus tear but since your pain is over the joint and hurts when you have rotation to your lower leg, it could possibly be your ACL.  Is there swelling to your knee?
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the MRI was clear, thanks though
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